Pineville Bridge update - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Pineville Bridge update

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The North Rapides Business and Industry Alliance met on June 23 to discuss ongoing projects in the area. 

Members gathered at Louisiana College on Monday morning, and heard from the operator of Inglewood Farm.

Also in attendance, special guest, Sherri Lebas of the Department of Transportation and Development. She gave an update on the construction of the bridge that will be replacing the O.K. Allen Bridge.

"The northbound lanes should be completed by December of this calendar year," Lebas said. "We'll have two way traffic on that bridge and then the entire bridge, we expect it to be completed by spring of 2016."

Lebas also announced that over the next three years DOTD will be investing 450 million dollars on non-federal aid routes.

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